RR vs CSK, IPL Live: Chennai Super Kings face Rajasthan Royals© BCCI/IPL
RR vs CSK, IPL 2023 Live Updates: Rajasthan Royals beat Chennai Super Kings by 32 runs. Adam Zampa and Ravichandran Ashwin took two wickets each to put Rajasthan Royals in command. Ruturaj Gaikwad was the top scorer for Chennai Super Kings with 47 runs. Yashasvi Jaiswal slammed a career-best 77 while Dhruv Jurel played a cameo of 34 (15) as Rajasthan Royals posted a total of 202/5 against Chennai Super Kings in Jaipur. Opting to bat, Jaiswal and Jos Buttler (27 off 21) shared 86 runs in 8.2 overs as RR made a brilliant start. Young Dhruv Jurel smashed 34 off 15 balls, while Devdutt Padikkal remained unbeaten on 23 off 13 deliveries to power RR past the 200-run mark. For CSK, Tushar Dehpande picked up two wickets giving away 42 runs from his four overs. (Live Scorecard | Points Table)
Live Cricket Score Updates of IPL 2023 37th Match Between RR and CSK, straight from Jaipur
RR vs CSK Live: Rajasthan Royals victorious
Jason Holder conceded just 9 runs in the 19th over and the young Kuldip Yadav kept his calm as RR comfortably defeated CSK by 32 runs. A massive win for Sanju Samson and Co as they climbed up to the top spot in the points table. Shivam Dube and Ravindra Jadeja tried but it was not enough and MS Dhoni could only watch the action from the dressing room!
RR vs CSK Live: 46 needed off 12 balls
46 need from 12 balls – 12 runs from the Sandeep Sharma over and it is truly game on! Still a tough place for CSK but hope remains in their hearts because of Shivam Dube and of course – MS Dhoni! CSK 157/5 after 18 overs.
RR vs CSK Live: 58 needed off 18 balls
16 runs from the Jason Holder over and this is what Chennai Super Kings needed! A six and two boundaries for Shivam Dube and this is getting close now. MS Dhoni still to go! Can CSK do it? CSK need 58 runs to win from 18 balls.
RR vs CSK Live: 74 needed off 24 balls
74 runs to win from 4 overs – This is tough but with Shivam Dube out in the middle, this is headed for an interesting finish. MS Dhoni is also waiting in the dug out and this can become one of the biggest finishes of IPL 2023.
RR vs CSK Live: Breakthrough for Zampa!
Another six for Shivam Dube but Adam Zampa has taken his third wicket! Moeen Ali went for another big shot but he was caught behind and CSK have lost their fifth wicket. Ravindra Jadeja is the new batsman but the onus will totally be on Shivam Dube. 15 overs gone and CSK are 125/5
RR vs CSK Live: Dube goes big
Two back-to-back sixes for Shivam Dube! This is the over that Chennai Super Kings needed and it is courtesy Shivam Dube. The left-hander is in brilliant form and a lot will depend on how long he can bat tonight. 13.2 overs gone and CSK are 110/4
RR vs CSK Live: Tough road ahead
116 runs needed from 47 balls – This will be very tough for Chennai Super Kings! The usual performers have failed to score big and a lot will be expected from the in-form Shivam Dube. However, Rajasthan Royals have three proper spinners and that can be the gamechanger tonight! CSK 88/4 after 12.3 overs.
RR vs CSK Live: Wickets tumble
Ravichandran Ashwin strikes twice and it is Ajinkya Rahane and Ambati Rayudu! Two bad shots from the batsmen and it gets much worse for Chennai Super Kings. Rajasthan Royals have controlled the game till now and without a massive knock, it does not look like CSK’s night. CSK 74/4 after 11 overs.
RR vs CSK Live: Zampa strikes again!
Second wicket for Adam Zampa and this time, it is the dangerous Ruturaj Gaikwad! A top edge from the Chennai Super Kings opener and it was a great catch by Devdutt Pallikal to dismiss him for 47. Chennai Super Kings 70/2 after 9.3 overs and it is getting tougher for him with every ball.
RR vs CSK Live: Time Out!
Chennai Super Kings 68/1 after 9 overs – The strategic time-out for Rajasthan Royals and they will surely be happy with how the match has gone. Rahane and Gaikwad have looked comfortable but big shots have been few and far between. Will they try for them more right now? It will be only get tougher from here.
RR vs CSK Live: Slow but steady
Ajinkya Rahane and Ruturaj Gaikwad have been slow by steady for Chennai Super Kings. With the required run rate reaching 12, it is time for the duo to play some big shots. The target is quite steep and this approach may come back to haunt them. CSK 59/1 after 8 overs.
RR vs CSK Live: Breakthrough!
Adam Zampa strikes and RR have the first wicket! Devon Conway did not look convincing during his stay and a miscued shot was caught by Shimron Hetmyer at mid-off. The spinner has done the trick for Rajasthan Royals as Chennai Super Kings are 42/1 after 6 overs.
RR vs CSK Live: CSK target spinners
Ravichandran Ashwin introduced into the attack and Ruturaj Gaikwad welcomed him with a boundary. This is the kind of innings that CSK needed in the run chase and Devon Conway will also have to join the party now. CSK 40/0 after 5.2 overs.
RR vs CSK Live: Gaikwad fight back
Chennai Super Kings were going slow but Ruturaj Gaikwad has finally taken some initiative. A boundary off Jason Holder followed by a big six over fine-leg. CSK will need couple of these for the next few overs to catch up with the required run rate. CSK 26/0 after 4.1 overs.
RR vs CSK Live: Brilliant over
Sandeep Sharma has been extremely impressive till now and he conceded just one run in his second over. CSK are chasing a target north of 200 and without big overs, it will be very difficult for them to maintain a decent run rate. CSK 14/0 after 3.2 overs.
RR vs CSK Live: Dropped chance!
Huge opportunity to dismiss Ruturaj Gaikwad cheaply but missed! The ball went very high but Yuzvendra Chahal was not able to judge it properly. Will this hurt Rajasthan Royals in this game? Chennai Super Kings 12/0 after 2 overs.
RR vs CSK Live: Good start
Impact Player for RR is pacer Kuldeep Yadav who replaced Shimron Hetmyer. The first over was a good one for Chennai Super Kings as Conway got one boundary and CSK are 7/0 after 1 over.
RR vs CSK Live: CSK run chase
Ruturaj Gaikwad and Devon Conway are out in the middle for Chennai Super Kings and a good start will be valuable in this run chase. For Rajasthan Royals, Sandeep Sharma will start proceedings.
RR vs CSK Live: End of the innings!
Expensive last over from Pathirana. RR snatch 20 runs to reach 202/5. Jaiswal stood out with his 77 while Padikkal and Jurel did well for their cameos. Going to be a difficult chase for CSK.
RR vs CSK Live: Run Out!
Dhoni nails the direct with an underarm throw to find Jurel well short. Umpire should’ve given that on the field.
RR vs CSK Live: Big over for RR!
Two fours and a six! 15 runs off this over. They have crossed 180. Smart batting from Padikkal and Jurel. Deshpande’s expensive spell comes to an end.
RR vs CSK Live: Boundary!
That was close! Excellent yorker from Pathirana. Padikkal gets lucky this time. He gets a thick outside edge past the keeper
RR: 161/4 (17.4)
RR vs CSK Live: Bowled him!
He’s knocked him over! Carrom ball and Hetmyer gets a bottom edge. He went for the cut but there was hardly any room.
Shimron Hetmyer b Theekshana 8 (10)
RR: 146/4 (16.1)
RR vs CSK Live: End of the 15th!
Just seven runs off it! Excellent one from Moeen! 180 from here and RR will be confident enough to defend it
RR: 139/3 (15)
RR vs CSK Live: Deshpande strikes again!
Two wickets in the over for Deshpande! RR are rocked suddenly. Jaiswal fails to middle it and Rahane settles under the swirler after taking a couple steps back at backward point
Yashasvi Jaiswal c Rahane b Deshpande 77 (43)
RR: 132/3 (13.5)
RR vs CSK Live: Wicket!
Deshpande strikes immediately! Samson mistimes and Gaikwad takes an easy catch well inside the long-on boundary.Sanju Samson c Gaikwad b Deshpande 17 (17)
CSK: 125/2 (13.1)
RR vs CSK Live: Milestone for Jaiswal!
Jaiswal is now on 70. It’s his highest score in IPL. Has looked solid so far. Starred with a flurry of boundaries but has slowed down a bit after Jos Buttler’s dismissal.
RR vs CSK Live: End of the 11th!
Just four runs off this over! Excellent stuff from Jadeja. The CRR has dropped massively after Buttler’s wicket
RR: 104/1 (11)
RR vs CSK Live: Excellent over!
Buttler’s wicket has pushed RR back slightly! 5 runs and a wicket for Jadeja. RR are 90/1 in 9 overs. Can CSK take a few more wickets?
RR vs CSK Live: Out!
Jadeja strikes! Breakthrough for CSK! Buttler uses his feet, looking to clear long-on but the bat face closes, resulting in a simple catch for Dube
Jos Buttler c Dube b Jadeja 27 (21)
RR: 86/1 (8.2)
RR vs CSK Live: 50 for Jaiswal!
50 for Jaiswal. His sixth in the IPL and it comes off just 26 balls. A spell-bounding knock so far from the RR opener.
RR: 75/0 (7)
RR vs CSK Live: End of the powerplay!
12 runs from the last over in the powerplay. Excellent start this for the home team. CSK need a wicket for sure.
RR: 64/0 (6)
RR vs CSK Live: Six Runs!
Pace is back and so is Jaiswal! He pulls it over deep square leg for a six. This one goes into the stands for a six. He moves to 37.
RR: 52/0 (4.2)
RR vs CSK Live: Theekshana’s excellent over!
Just three runs off it. Excellent over from Theekshana. Dhoni gets his balling rotations on point once again. Brings the spinner, when the pacers were getting hammered.
RR: 45/0 (4)
RR vs CSK Live: Jaiswal goes bang!
4,4,6,4 for Jaiswal in this over! He is loving it at the moment. All about the timing. RR are flying in midway through the powerplay
RR: 42/0 (2.6)
RR vs CSK Live: Buttler joins the party!
Two boundaries in this over for Buttler! He opens the face of the bat to steer it between the slip and short third. Excellent start for RR
RR vs CSK Live: 4, 4 for Jaiswal!
Full from Akash, and Jaiswal lashes onto it on both occasions. Back-to-back boundaries for him. The second one goes between extra cover and mid-off
RR: 8/0 (0.2)
RR vs CSK Live: Here are the subs!
RR Substitutes: Donovan Ferreira, M Ashwin, Riyan Parag, KM Asif, Kuldip Sen
CSK Substitutes: Ambati Rayudu, Dwaine Pretorius, Subhranshu Senapati, Shaik Rasheed, Rajvardhan Hangargekar
RR vs CSK Live: RR’s 200th game in IPL!
Samson on RR’s 200th game: We would like to bat first. We like to stick to our strength, which is to defend. It feels really great to play RR’s 200th game, feels great to be playing for 10 years. Would love to see some pink here today, but it’s yellow and we know that the reason is (smiles). Boult misses out due to a niggle, Zampa is playing in his place.
RR vs CSK Live: Here are the XIs!
RR XI: Yashasvi Jaiswal, Jos Buttler, Devdutt Padikkal, Sanju Samson(w/c), Shimron Hetmyer, Dhruv Jurel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Jason Holder, Adam Zampa, Sandeep Sharma, Yuzvendra Chahal
CSK XI: Ruturaj Gaikwad, Devon Conway, Ajinkya Rahane, Moeen Ali, Shivam Dube, Ravindra Jadeja, MS Dhoni(w/c), Matheesha Pathirana, Tushar Deshpande, Maheesh Theekshana,Akash Singh
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